In deep water:

Department of Biology researchers take on the challenge of protecting our most precious resource

Explore this global research

The Department of Biology is one of the premier teaching and research units on campus. Building a strong foundation in Biology opens the door to a myriad of academic and career paths in the health and environmental science industries.

Recent news from the Department of Biology

mountain chickadee standing in snow

Mountain chickadees resist age-related cognitive declines

University of Nevada, Reno long-standing research yields new data

Chris Halsch on Castle Peak

Fewer butterflies seen across the warming, drying landscapes of the American West

University of Nevada, Reno leads collaborative study on insect declines

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A shared humanity

Four leaders in the College of Science share their perspectives on success, leadership and identity